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local safeway store. . >>> recapping the top stories on this sun. the southbound lanes of highway 101 in san carlos back open after a shooting crash shut down part of the freeway. late this afternoon a shooting victim veered off the freeway near the holly street exit. authorities haven't released the extent of the injuries or details on the shooting. senate coast guard searching for two fishermen after the boat capsized off the coast. the pair who were not wearing life vests went missing at about 10:30 this morning about 20 miles south of half moon bay. two others made it safely to shore. a coast guard search and rescue team is using a helicopter and two boats right now looking for any sign of those two fishermen. >>> police in the east bay received more than a thousand noise complaints during a rave last night in the parking lot of the oakland coliseum. residents in oakland, san leandro and alameda were kept up by the event that lasted until two. the organizer said noise is always an issue but asked for neighbors to be patient since it only happens once a year. >> a fundraiser about
their replacement. >>> also the local city that plans to outsource police work. the move that put a snag in this controversial plan. >> plus, temperatures are still hot around the bay area. but not for long. the updated weather time line for the area where you live. tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00, complete bay area news coverage. >>> an update now on a washington, d.c. bureau's investigation of wasteful spending. an assistant -- has now resigned following an internal investigation. the audit looks into two training conferences last year at posh resorts in orlando florida. the audit says more than $170,000 in taxpayer money was wasted that included $50,000 for a training video starring an actor who portrayed general george patton. >>> the department of defense has now identified the remains of seven soldiers. one of them is from the bay area. sergeant james a.sisney and the six other marines were on board a pbj1 aircraft that failed to return from a training mission in 1944 over an island in the pacific. their remains will be buried thursday with full military honors at arlington
to local fire departments. california was already hit with a two million dollar reduction in federal fire grants in 2010. the united states fire administration which helps local firefighters is also poised for a budget cut. >> they are limited dollars. locally they struggle with budgets at the federal level. >> reporter: oakland officials say their department is dealing with tough economic times and they say they will have to start looking for other sources of revenue if grants continue to dry up. >> now to the election coverage. romney has taken a slight lead over the president. according to polls, in the five- days after last week's debate 49% of likely voters say they support romney, 47% say they back obama. however, among all registered voters, the president still holds a three point lead over romney. >> the folks behind seasame street asking the obama campaign to stop running a new ad that features big bird. >> big bird, big bird. it's me. big bird. >> big, yellow. . >> reporter: the ad mocks his promise to end the payments to pbs painting big bird as the shady criminal mastermi
. >> reporter: you can't help but notice how many people are carrying bags full of merchandise, and local businesses are getting ready for sunday whether game 1 is home or away. leslie said she would be out today with a bad case of orange october. >> a play and a miss. >> oh, we screamed. we screamed, and we jumped into each other's arms. >> reporter: this lifelong fan started going to games with her dad in 1958. >> the plastic statue of willie mays kept next to my barbie doll. >> reporter: at the giants' dugout store, there were new posey for president shirts. >> my fiancee david and i are huge giant fans, and i was told not to buy any more t-shirts before the world series, but i snuck over to the store. i think he'll forgive me. >> reporter: the hottest items, division tees and a gray post- season hat. >> this store has been as crowded from the second post- season game since the beginning of the season. >> reporter: restaurant and bars along king street are gearing up for a barrage of fans on sunday whether the giants play at home or away. >> it will be really busy from open to close. w
and the local fan whose seem confident about game two today. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> hit a home n. >> reporter: he has been shooting bay area sports teams since the 1970s. but this year's a's team is something new. >> besides being young this is a fairy tale story. they are amazing. this year is so special, not just in terms of the year, but in the innocence. like your first love. >> we know we are in the hunt. get away with a win today hopefully. >> reporter: fans were over shadowed by tiger nation but the park is not intimeidating -- intimidating. several players families are here for support. he has relatives in from chicago. >> mom, aunts, uncles. >> reporter: safety in numbers? >> well, we are his number one fan. >> it is not a hostile environment. it is a wonderful experience and i do get loud. >> reporter: a's kept the crowd quiet till the late innings and that is when the game went detroit's way. so now the circus comes back to oakland for game 3 on tuesday and it is the a's wish that maybe this lasts for three more days because after all they must not only win on tuesday,
is back, local businesses are not happy. >> you will have to worry about your car. stand in front of your business, if you are a small business owner, you will have to have an extra employee to watch your business at night. >> reporter: it says open for business but you could hardly tell. many businesses decided to add boards up just in case. >> it is ridiculous. most people understand why they are angry, but you are messing up your own neighborhoods. >> reporter: one year ago today the occupy movement began in oakland when people held protests and set up camp outside city hall. once they were told to leave it set up several confrontation between occupy and police. today people say they don't have an issue with the message, just the manner in which some are delivering it. >> at night time the police fighting against, you know, the occupiers. >> i will support anybody that wants to speak their mind but do it correctly. don't effect the small people you are trying to help. >> reporter: i spoke with the mayor's office and police, police talked to some people, they say there are no problems b
. >>> the next phase of the highway 4 widening project is now ready to go. state and local officials held a ground breaking ceremony at highway 4 and hillcrest avenue in antioch this morning. the widening will also make room for the e bart extension from pittsburg to antioch, a system that will run diesel trains. officials say it will benefit commuters. >> it's going to go from four lanes to eight lanes, so you double the capacity of the existing highway, but you'll also add more seats on the bart system. >> cal trans hopes to have this widening project completed by 2015. >>> city college of san francisco will soon be getting a special trustee to oversee its finances as it tries to keep it accreditation. ccss request's for trustee was approved yesterday by the california community college's board of governors. a trustee is now expected to be appointed in the next few weeks. the community college has until the 15th of this month to submit an action plan to turn itself around and prevent the school from possibly being closed next june. president obama's reelection campaign saw a record-bre
dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> the anch a wildcard spot wi win tonight against the rangers and ktvu's fred inglis is live, it is possible the a's could win the division? >> reporter: absolutely all they have to do is sweep the texas rangers in the next three days. easier said than done but they coulclch a wildrd spot tonight, even if they lose and tampa bay and the angels lose well. they hope to get their 6th sell out of the year. th are here to buy tickets 4 s e re game tand some fans say this year's team re nds them of the 1970s. >> big red machine. what happened? joe, he grew up in oakland. got the work cut out r them. next thing you know -- >> reporter: what do you think of? >> fighters. young fighters. they are going to go all the way. they are hungry for the win. >> we dominate when everyone wrote us off. impressive. a team full of no one and nothing and here we are pushing for the division. >> reporter: a's also
are talking about, mitt romney's comment about cutting funding for pbs. a local station tells us how the viewers are responding. >>> fbi investigating the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens, spent 12 hours at the scene of the attack. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed one month ago. attorney general eric holder said the probe has been ongoing and it took till now to visit because of security problems. >>> dedication. dedication to finish the job that they started. so now he is home. >> the final farewell to a marine, 70 years over due. >> i am back here at 5:20 p.m. cooled off today, 10-15 degrees in some places. the weekend is coming, how much cooler could it get? i will let you know. and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want th
civic auditorium. that will be prepared by local celebrity chefs. it will be followed by a $200 per person concert. president obama is then set to spend the night here before leaving tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. from san francisco international airport where he will be headed to ohio. www.ktvu.com has more on the president's visit, including video of his arrival at sfo. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney, according to a survey released today, 49% back mitt romney. 45% supporting president obama. mittaccording to polls, president obama stayed even at 48% before and after last week's presidential debate. governor romney saw a bounce up to 47%. but unemployment numbers could still give the president a boost in polls. mitt romney is using foreign policy to sharpen his attack on president obama. coming up what he would do differently to restore peace to the middle east. >>> mi pueblo is being hit with a boycott today. groups are falling on mi pueblo to rescind its decision to participate in a program that checks the immigration status of workers. they joined the program after fed
. local races could determine the balance of power in washington. >> from california, nancy pelosi. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: can they do it again if democrats hope to regain control of the house? the road to success runs through california. >> there are huge opportunities for democrats in california. >> reporter: democrats need to pick up 25 more seats. he says five of their best bets are in california. including the 7th and 10th strict races in the sacramento area. where democrats are trying to outest republicans. >> i would say he is one of the most endangered republicans in the country. >> reporter: while republicans fight back -- >> higher taxes, lost jobs. >> reporter: democrats are bringing in big guns like bill clinton this week to help them turn had tied. but most say winning 25 seats is a heavy lift for democrats and a house majority is most likely out of their grasp. >> it is getting difficult. it will be difficult for democrats to take back the house. >> reporter: there aren't usually so many competitive races in california. one benefit is a boost to the stat
: we are outside the local democrat party headquarters in san jose, where workers are preparing for a big watch party. inside, supporters of president obama are just starting to arrive. south bay democrats are not only getting ready to watch the debate but to celebrate afterwards. they say the debate topic, the economy, is one the president and supporters are ready to talk about. >> the rules have changed. >> reporter: the former assistant secretary of commerce under president obama was a keynote speaker at an economic summit in san jose. he says in his opinion the state of the economy is a plus for the president going into the debate. >> he needs to talk about his values, the values of investing in the middle class, the values of having us be more productive, taking the high road in manufacturing. i think if he speaks of his values, the difference in his vision and romney's vision will become very apparent. >> i think that some of the folks will be concerned about him being professor-ial, but i think he'll be able to explain a very complex issue in a very broken-down way. just
. a holiday drew thousands of people to the south bay. telling us how the world events impacted the local celebration. robert. >> reporter: we're at the santa clara county fairgrounds where that festival is still going on. it's a day of mixed emotions. thousands came to san jose for a festival. that is joyful, but with a solemn undercurrent. the religious holiday is considered their most important celebration. the festival of sacrifice honors the story of the prophet abraham. south bay islamic association leaders sate mix of bay area muslim communities is unique. >> you professionals, business owners, taxi drivers. all of them coming together to celebrate and enjoy. >> reporter: for many, a chance to feel connect. >> sometimes you get lost. you kind of like lost touch with your culture. some of the occasions where you get to get touch with your roots. >> reporter: many are trying to celebrate knowing family and friends in the middle east cannot. groups are raising funds for people in syria where a civil war continues to rage. there was supposed to be a truce today for the holiday, but the
- bypasses sacramento and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us. vote yes on thirty-eight. >>> at least 38 people are dead, millions are without power after that super storm slammed into the east coast. the storm made land fall in southern new jersey and reported craig boswell is live in new jersey with a look at some of the incredible damage and also what the situation is like right now. craig-- >> reporter: yeah frank good evening to you, look we have so many people without power. 80,000 just in this general area. 2-1/2 million in the garden state alone. millions more across up and down the eastern seaboard. that temperature is plummeting that's going into a very, very cold evening adding insult to injury. >> the level of devastation at the jersey shore is unthinkable. >> reporter: authorities are blocking the path into atlantic city where portions of the world famous boardwalk were washed away and debris littered the street. >> there's a lot of water. >> reporter: but san dip's wrath extends well beyond the jersey shore
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